The ad and the cow one can be viewed on the Guardian website. The
archaeologists are throwing the vases away because they are looking
for more minutes for £30 for their mobiles, as are the vet and the
farmer. They are cheerful ads, not to be taken too seriously! - the
first find is a rusty nail.
On 1 Sep 2008, at 14:50, John Wood wrote:
> There is currently an advert on ITV, advertising T Mobile services,
> which is set on an archaeological excavation. The 'digger' keeps
> throwing away whole vases which he says comes, I think, from the
> Flavian period because they are not worth much.
> After this scene an announcer mentions that T Mobile services are
> worth more.
> The whole advert implies that archaeologists only dig for the
> profit of selling their finds.
> Shouldn't someone make a complaint to T Mobile or even the
> complaints body for TV broadcasting?